Tell the truth about A.J. Burnett!

Enough with the coddling -- he's disappointing, dishonest and mentally weak

Updated: August 26, 2011, 8:19 AM ET
By Stephen A. Smith | ESPNNewYork.com

I really, really miss George Steinbrenner.

I miss the man who called it as he saw it. Who never hesitated to remind everyone that he was The Boss. And when it comes to A.J. Burnett, a mere shell of a New York Yankees pitcher who is the definition of ineptitude, it would be nice to hear a representative of baseball's most storied franchise speak with some degree of honesty.

Instead, the Yankees have left such menial chores to the rest of us, evidently willing to soft-soap Burnett's ...

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